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Tenable research: Known vulnerabilities pose greatest threat to organisational security

Tenable, the exposure management company, has released its annual 2022 Threat Landscape Report, which validates the persistent threat posed by known vulnerabilities – those for which patches have already been made available – as the primary vehicle for cyberattacks. The findings are based on the Tenable Research team’s analysis of cybersecurity events, vulnerabilities and trends […]

Endor Labs partners with security and tech leaders to identify top 10 open source software risks

Endor Labs, creators of the Dependency Lifecycle Management platform helping development and security teams maximise the use of open source software (OSS), has unveiled the top 10 open source software risks of 2023. The report is compiled by the company’s Station 9 research team, which brings together global researchers and software development specialists to uncover shortcomings in traditional methods […]

Security 360 reports show threat actors are targeting BYOD and company devices

Jamf has announced the release of its latest Security 360 report, analysing the threats impacting devices used in the modern workplace. A significant finding from the report is that one in every five devices ran an operating system that was not up-to-date. As we approach the three-year mark since the global pandemic led to a drastic change […]

New research finds only 7.8% of US colleges are protected against phishing emails

A new survey of US college and higher education email domains has revealed less than one-in-10 institutions have implemented basic phishing and spoofing protection.  The research by email security provider, EasyDMARC, reviewed the security policies of .edu email domains, which are assigned to 1,930 US colleges and further education institutions. EasyDMARC’s research found that only […]

New study examines application connectivity security in the cloud

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a leading organisation dedicated to defining standards, certifications and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment has released its report, Deconstructing Application Connectivity Challenges in a Complex Cloud Environment. The survey, conducted in partnership with AlgoSec, sought to better understand the industry’s knowledge, attitudes and opinions regarding application connectivity security […]

Check Point Software security report highlights rise in cyberattacks and disruptive malware 

Check Point Research (CPR), the Threat Intelligence arm of Check Point Software Technologies, a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions globally, has published its 2023 Security Report reflecting on a chaotic year in cybersecurity. The report looks back on a tumultuous 2022, which saw cyberattacks reach an all-time high in response to the Russo-Ukrainian war. Education […]

The ongoing data privacy challenge: Will European businesses comply?

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) has discovered how technologies can support personal data sharing in practice, while global law firm, DLA Piper, focuses on how European businesses must pay closer attention to GDPR legislation.  The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA), recently published its report on how cybersecurity technologies and techniques can support the implementation […]

Cost of an email-borne security attack can on average exceed US$1 million

An international study from Barracuda Networks shows that 69% of successful ransomware attacks start with an email. Barracuda Networks, a trusted partner and leading provider of cloud-first security solutions, has published its 2023 Email Security Trends report that shows how email-based security attacks affect organisations around the world. A total of 75% of the organisations […]

Cyber-confidence high in financial sector yet security threats escalate

Over nine in 10 (94%) financial services companies are confident in their cybersecurity posture. However, high confidence is being tempered by an increase in successful cyberattacks against the sector, suggesting that further cybersecurity improvements must be made. Research from Bridewell has revealed that finance organisations are outperforming their peers across the UK’s Critical National Infrastructure […]

Acronis finds average cost of data breaches expected to surpass US$5 million per incident this year

Acronis has released its cyberthreats report which delves into the cyberthreat landscape – in particular, ransomware threats, phishing, malicious websites, software vulnerabilities and a security forecast for the months ahead. Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, released its latest cyberthreats and trends report for the second half of 2022 which found that phishing and […]

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